Hadrian Sestertius: Ceres Reverse
Ruler/Emperor:
Hadrian.
Denomination:
Sestertius.
Composition:
Orichalcum.
Date:
122-125 AD.
Obverse:
Laureate and cuirassed bust of Hadrian Right slight drapery on left shoulder; thunderbolt on shoulder strap and gorgoneion on breastplace. Legend reads: MP CAESAR TRAIAN HA-DRIANVS AVG.
Reverse:
Legend reads: P M TR P COS III S C across field. Ceres veiled standing left